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Tag: Fossil fuel companies

How the fossil fuel industry buys goodwill

From sports to academia to the arts, fossil fuel companies are pouring money on the things we love, in an effort to “not be held accountable” for climate chaos.

Fossil fuel companies pay $192 million to extract fossil fuels from...

“It’s basically a giveaway to industry of millions of acres of the Gulf of Mexico so they can lock in production for years, at a time when we need to be shifting away from fossil fuel development.”

Fossil fuel companies are promoting ‘lower carbon,’ ‘responsibly sourced’ oil and...

The oil and gas industry is looking to capitalize off an increasingly-popular socially responsible investing wave that emphasizes the environment.

Oil industry ‘net-zero’ pledges are an attempt to delay climate action,...

Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.

Fossil fuel companies and their supporters ask Supreme Court to intervene...

“I would imagine the oil companies will seek en banc [full court] review in the Ninth Circuit. If that fails they'll petition … the Supreme Court.”

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Republicans hatched a secret assault on the Voting Rights Act in Washington state

After he helped create the state’s voting maps, a redistricting commissioner quietly worked with national Republican figures to bring a lawsuit against his own work.
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My ultimate history crash course

To understand the present, study the past. 

Fossil fuel footprint: Corals reveal industrial pollution’s deep sea impact

New study uncovers historical pollutants from burning fossil fuels in Mediterranean corals, highlighting human influence on marine ecosystems.

The foreign policy issue that could decide the U.S. presidential election

Leading Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to look "tough" on immigration.